November 8th, 2011
Graveside services for Sylvia Adelaide Wiles Lewis, 61, will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 9 at Highland Park Cemetery with Chaplain Jerry Bell of Park Central in Amarillo officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Sylvia died Friday, November 4 in Oklahoma City, OK.
Sylvia was a 1968 graduate of Borger High School and had lived in Oklahoma City since 1991. She excelled in Arts and Crafts.
She was preceded in death by her 2 mothers Lorraine Wiles and Eve Wiles.
Funeral services for Ruby Jewell Floyd, 93, will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 10 at Bunavista Baptist Church. Interment will be in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Ruby died Monday November 7, 2011 in Amarillo.
The Borger City Council has introduced an ordinance that will provide for the continued taxation of â€śgoods-in-transit.â€ť The council took the action during its regular meeting last Tuesday.
Eddie Edwards, Borger City Manager, said in 2001, Texas voters approved an amendment to the Constitution which would allow a property tax exemption on â€śgoods-in-transitâ€ť once enabling legislation was passed.
Tonight, the Borger Lady Bulldogs basketball team will officially open the 2011-12 season traveling to Lubbock to take on Lubbock Estacado.
Borger Lady Bulldogs Head Coach Travis Nicks enters his third season leading the Lady Bulldogs program and has seen several areas where the program has grown since taking the job.
On the areas he has seen improve, Nicks commented, â€śI think the overall work ethic is better and the girls understand what the expectations are for the program. The attitudes have slowly changed to where there is a competitive fire where the girls are expecting to win.â€ť
Tonight the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen men's basketball team will host Wayland Baptist JV beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the BCAC.
Most Valuable Player:
All- Conference Team:
Aubrey Nuiana, Western Tx
Grecia Rivera, FPC
Kailey Moorhead, NMMI
Daniella Montoya, NMMI
Keli Key-Wilson, Midland
Peyton Evans, WTC
Megan Briggs, Odessa
Katie Gillmore, Clarendon
Alyne Bianchi, FPC
Aline Rosario, Odessa
Madison White, NMMI
Sarah Sawyer, Midland
Jordan Moore, FPC
Natalie Davis, WTC
Andrea Sonic, NMMI
Brittany Serrano, Midland
Vanessa Ortega, Odessa
Shelly Malouff, Odessa
Morgan Brown, WTC
Jefferson and McGee â€“ habitation burglary
300 block of Jackson St. - alarm
600 N. Main St. - warrant service
300 block of Madison St. - disturbance
400 block of Cedar St. - welfare check
600 block of N. Florida St. - alarm
1100 block of S. Cedar St. - disorderly conduct
900 block of E. Sixth â€“ disorderly conduct
200 block of W. Ninth St. - prowler
600 block of N. Weatherly St. - harassment
400 block of N. Harvey St. - Disturbance
1100 block of Valley Drive â€“ public service
100 0 block of Thrams â€“ disturbance
Third and Florida â€“ abandoned vehicle
On Tuesday evening the Borger Lady Bulldogs will take on the Monahans Lady Lobos in the 3A Regional Quarterfinal playoff round.
The match will take place at Lubbock Monterey High School starting at 7:30 p.m.
Another year, another trip to state!
On Saturday afternoon, the Borger Bulldog Cross County team earned its third consecutive trip to the state cross country meet.
The Bulldogs finished in second place overall with 124 points, finishing just behind Andrews who won the 3A Regional title with 115 points.
The team had two runners finish in the top 20 led by Grant Boren coming in 16th place with a time of 16:01, followed by Jordan Robertson who finished in 17th place with a time of 17:02.
The Borger Area Circle of Friends will host a membership party in support of the Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center on Saturday, November 12, 2011. The party will be held at the Borger Country Club, 7pm-11pm. The theme of the Cocktail Party will be â€śRed, White & Bluesâ€ť, in honor of Veteranâ€™s Day, and will feature Red and White wines from New York and Texas and Blues Band, The Wilkerson Band. There will also be an auction and raffles.